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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Barnwald School No. 1645 (RM of Siglunes)

The Barnwald School District was established in November 1912 and a one-room schoolhouse operated at NE6-25-6W in the Rural Municipality of Siglunes. In 1967, the district was dissolved and its area became part of the Lakeshore School Division. No vestige of the former school was found during a 2016 site visit.

Barnwald School

Barnwald School (no date) by J. H. Plewes
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-3, page 9.

Site Location (lat/long): N51.14021, W98.29275
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Ashern topographic map, 62O/1, Edition 1, Series A743 [Archives of Manitoba].

One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

We thank Holly Thorne for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 July 2016

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